Preoral
Preoral Pre*o"ral, a. (Anat.) Situated in front of, or anterior to, the mouth; as, preoral bands. [1913 Webster]

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  • préoral — préoral, ale, aux [ preɔral, o ] adj. • 1897; de pré et oral ♦ Zool. Situé en avant de la bouche. ● préoral, préorale, préoraux adjectif Situé en avant de la bouche. préoral, ale, aux [pʀeɔʀal, o] adj. ÉTYM. 1897, l Année biol., p. 329; …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • preoral — PREORÁL, Ă adj. situat înainte de gură. (< fr. préoral) Trimis de raduborza, 15.09.2007. Sursa: MDN …   Dicționar Român

  • preoral — preorally, adv. /pree awr euhl, ohr /, adj. Zool. situated in front of or before the mouth. [1865 70; PRE + ORAL] * * * …   Universalium

  • preoral — adjective Situated in front of, or anterior to, the mouth. Ant: postoral …   Wiktionary

  • preoral — In front of the mouth. [pre + L. os (or ), mouth] …   Medical dictionary

  • preoral — adj. located in front of the mouth (Zoology) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • preoral — pre·oral …   English syllables

  • preoral — /priˈɒrəl/ (say pree oruhl) adjective situated in front of or before the mouth. –preorally, adverb …   Australian English dictionary

  • preoral — …   Useful english dictionary

  • preoral sting — (Subclass Branchiura): On underside of cephalothorax, unpaired projection anterior to proboscis. Distal half of anteriorly directed preoral sting can be retracted into basal socket. Needlelike tip nears opening of poison gland. Used to puncture… …   Crustacea glossary

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